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Mobile Source Emissions


What are Mobile Sources?

Mobile SourceMobile Sources include a variety of motor vehicles and mobile equipment that generate air emissions, and that autonomously move or can be moved from place to place. There are two categories of mobile sources: on-road vehicles and non-road vehicles.

On-road vehicles include:

  • Passenger vehicles such as sedans
  • Light-duty trucks such as minivans, pickup trucks and SUVs
  • Heavy-duty vehicles such as commercial trucks and buses
  • Medium-duty passenger vehicles such as passenger or cargo vans
  • Motorcycles

Non-road vehicles include:

  • Recreational vehicles such as (gasoline-powered) dune buggies, moto-cross motorcycles, or golf cartsĀ 
  • Construction equipment and vehicles such as paving equipment, excavators, or earth movers.
  • Industrial equipment such as forklifts, sweepers or material handling motor vehicles
  • Lawn and garden equipment
  • Farm equipment
  • Logging equipment
  • Airport service equipment and vehicles
  • Railway maintenance equipment
  • Aircraft
  • Marine vessels
  • Locomotives

The purpose of the Mobile Sources Control Program within Air Quality Management is to implement measures and programming that will reduce motor vehicle-related pollution.

Mobile Source Emission Control Programs in Delaware

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